Illinois Earthquake: Did You Feel It?

Kim Conte

This morning at the gym some guy on the treadmill next to me was going on and on about the Chicago earthquake. I had no clue what he was talking about and chalked it up to crazy people at the gym. But when I got home and signed online I discovered he was very sane...A mild earthquake was felt in Chicago at 3:59 this morning. And I slept right through it!

According to the Chicago Tribune, the earthquake measured 3.8 on the Richter Scale. I wish I could report on what a 3.8-magnitude earthquake feels like, but alas, I was asleep.

(And, frankly, I'm a little more concerned with the foot of snow that was dumped on us last night.)

The paper is saying that the quake was felt all the way from Wisconsin to Tennessee...

Did you feel the earthquake last night? Have you ever slept through an earthquake?

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